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Breaking: US launches airstrikes on Syria: Military fires more than 50 Tomahawks on Homs airfield just hours after Trump said ‘something should happen’ following gas-attack atrocity –The military fired more than 50 Tomahawk missiles at al-Shayrat military airfield –Secretary of state Rex Tillerson said earlier today that the U.S. was already exploring the enlistment of an international coalition to oust [aka an illegal coup against] Assad | 06 April 2017 | America has launched airstrikes against a Syrian air base. The US military fired more than 50 Tomahawk missiles at the al-Shayrat military airfield near Homs on Thursday. Officials confirm that no fixed wing aircraft were involved. The move comes just hours after President Trump denounced this week’s horrific chemical weapons attack [due to the US-backed ‘rebels’ storing such chemicals] as an ‘egregious crime’, saying ‘it shouldn’t have happened. And it shouldn’t be allowed to happen.’ Russia now has more than 30 helicopters operating in Syria, including a fleet of around eight Mi-28N Night Hunter and Ka-52 Alligator gunships stationed at its Shayrat airbase southeast of Homs city, according to satellite images posted online by IHS Jane’s analysts.

U.S. strikes Syrian military airfield in first direct assault on Bashar al-Assad’s government [following US-backed ‘rebel’ chemical false flag] | 06 April 2017 | The U.S. military launched approximately 50 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield late on Thursday, in the first direct American assault on the government of President Bashar al-Assad since that country’s civil war began six years ago. The operation, which the Trump administration authorized in retaliation for a chemical attack killing scores of civilians this week, dramatically expands U.S. military involvement in Syria and exposes the United States to heightened risk of direct confrontation with Russia and Iran, both backing Assad in his attempt to crush his opposition.

Hillary Clinton calls for U.S. to bomb Syrian air fields | 06 April 2017 | In her first interview since her stunning presidential election defeat by Republican rival Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton on Thursday called for the United States to bomb Syrian air fields…Asked whether she now believes that failing to take a tougher stand against Syria was her worst foreign policy mistake as secretary of state under President Barack Obama, Clinton said she favored more aggressive action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

ISIS group releases ‘kill list’ with the names and addresses of over 8,000 Americans including President Trump for lone wolf gunman to target in attacks | 03 April 2017 | A group of hackers with ties to the Islamic State has released a list of Americans they want to see killed by lone wolf gunman. The Pro-ISIS United Cyber Caliphate posted a video over the weekend in which they threatened both the United States and President Donald Trump while also revealing their new ‘kill list.’ The list included both the names and addresses of 8,786 Americans. ‘Kill them wherever you find them,’ said the UCC in their message according to SITE Intelligence Group.

Secret Service Employee Suspended After Reports of Pence Agent Charged With Solicitation | 05 April 2017 | The Secret Service told NBC News on Wednesday that it has suspended an employee following news reports that an agent on Vice President Mike Pence’s detail was charged with soliciting a pr-stitute. A Secret Service spokesperson would say only that the employee, who was off duty at the time, was placed on administrative leave and stripped of his security clearance and access to Secret Service facilities pending “disciplinary actions.”

Muslim teenager repeats #Blacklivesmatter 100 times on Stanford application and is accepted | 04 April 2017 | When Ziad Ahmed was asked on his Stanford University application “What matters to you, and why?”, his answer was clear. He wrote: “#BlackLivesMatter”, repeating the hashtag exactly 100 times to highlight the excessive use of police force which disproportionately kills black men and women. The practising Muslim senior high school student in New Jersey has since been accepted to the prestigious University…The Bangladeshi-American has already attended the White House Iftar dinner, a religious observance of Ramadan, and in 2016 he interned for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.